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Unit 1 Careers in Agriculture Career Clusters through FFA
Hieroglyphics Moment Create an Icon: - Choose from one of the following and draw a large icon that you believe will best represents that fields… around it draw at least four smaller icons indicating jobs related to that field. DO NOT LABEL OR USE WORDS! Agriculture Technology Education Finance Marketing Human Services Health Science
Hieroglyphics Moment Now! We are going to switch papers, to see if others can identify what career we choose to draw an icon for. Artists please explain!
Career Clusters What are career clusters? Career clusters represent a grouping of occupations and broad industries based on commonalities. Why career clusters? Tomorrows jobs require more knowledge, more understanding of technology, and more flexible workers. Tomorrows workers need to be prepared to change jobs, update knowledge, adapt, and understand the big picture.
Power, Structural & Technical Systems 1. Machine Operators. 2. Electronics System Technicians. 3. Agricultural Engineers. 4. Heavy Equipment Maintenance. 5. Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators. 6. Welders. 7. Machinist. 8. Communication Technicians. 9. Software Developer/Programmer. 10. Computer Technicians
Natural Resource Systems 1. Wildlife Managers. 2. Ecologists. 3. Park Managers. 4. Fish and Game Officers. 5. Loggers. 6. Forest Technicians. 7. Geologist. 8. Hydrologists. 9. Fish Hatchery Manager. 10. Commercial Fisherman.
Environmental Service Systems 1. Pollution Prevention and Control Mangers. 2. Environmental Sampling and Analysis Scientists. 3. Health and Safety Sanitarians. 4. Hazardous Materials Handlers. 5. Hazardous Materials Technician. 6. Water Environment Managers. 7. Water Quality Managers. 8. Toxicologists. 9. Recyclers. 10. Solid Waste Specialists
Agribusiness Systems 1. Salesperson. 2. Sales Manager. 3. Banker/Loan Officer. 4. Field Representative for Bank. 5. Farm Investment Manager. 6. Agricultural Commodity Broker. 7. Agricultural Economist. 8. Farmer/Rancher/Feedlot Owner. 9. Agricultural Products Buyer. 10. Animal Health Products Distributor
LOVE IT, LIKE IT, HATE IT! Looking at the career clusters and possible job opportunities… Using your pen, circle the top 5 careers that are most interesting to you. Place a checkmark beside 5 careers that you would like to find more information about. AND Place an X beside 5 careers that you would never want to try.
Which one are you most interested in? Create a bracket!!! Which occupation is #1?!
Courses offered at MCHS AgriscienceFood Science Equine ScienceFloral Design Beef ScienceGreenhouse Technology AquacultureEnvironmental Science Small Animal ScienceAg Power and Mechanics Veterinary ScienceSmall Engines WildlifeWelding ForestryIntro to Agriculture Land JudgingLeadership Development
LOVE IT, LIKE IT, HATE IT! Looking at the courses offered… Using your pen, circle the top 5 courses that are most interesting to you. Place a checkmark beside 5 courses that you would like to find more information about. AND Place an X beside 5 courses that you would never want to try.
Sign-up! Choose a career from the following career clusters (or approved another career possibility through your teacher) that you are interested in pursuing or would like to know more about. The same career may NOT be chosen twice! So act fast! Students will: Research their career choice Write a paper describing their research Create a visual display and/or PowerPoint presentation Present their research to the class